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and it was a concern this time arnold. just -- around. just going with the county government, what is the condition there? you had flooding right in front of the county building. >> yes. that's been a major focus for the county government, to protect our county administration building, which did flood last year after tropical storm lee. as your reporter jessica just said, we're not out of the woods in terms of the flooding an we're keeping an eye on the flooding. i can tell you what our crew at the office of services did work to put up barriers and protect it from flooding, similar to what occurred last year. they did a great job. right now we're looking okay. >> despite the flooding you've had, given what it could have been, what we all were forecasting, do you think this is sort of the best case scenario? >> you know, we're not out of the woods yet. i think that's a great message to let everyone know. when you're looking at what we could have been facing and what we had, the biggest issue really that we are handling out of the emergency operation center was an issue from a power failure, then a p
government. most local governments also closed. emergency personnel, though, are still asked to report. every major public transportation agency is closed today, including metro transit and vre. pretty much every flight into and out of our region has been canceled. you're advised to call your airline first if you have any questions about getting in or out of town. marc is shut down today. amtrak canceled most of its northeast corridor trains. again it's pret much a quiet day. today is also the third day of an extended weekend for most school systems in our region, and we have all of this information on our website. it's wusa9.com. we keep it updated 24/7. >>> very little traffic out there, but that doesn't mean we don't have problems and road closures. so let's go to monika samtani who's going to tell us about that. >>> if you're planning to head around town, let me take you to a graphic. here at the bay bridge, level one wind restrictions. that means winds are 40 to 49 miles an hour. no empty box trailers are house trailers allowed across the bay bridge. they'll reassess that throughout the
two cia officers. >>> the japanese government has filed a formal complaint with u.s. officials after an incident involving misbehavior by u.s. troops allegedly on the island of okinawa. authorities on okinawa say a 24- year-old airman is suspected of entering an apartment and punching a young boy before falling out of the third floor window. he was allegedly drunk at the time and this incident comes a few weeks after two navy sailors were arrested and charged with raping local woman. >>> a 70-year-old california woman got really lucky twice. here's whyment she woke up $23 million richer after coming forward to claim her fortune months after the winning ticket was purchased. now the woman's daughter bought the ticket in may and gave it to her and she simply forgot about it. the second time she was lucky is because she didn't throw it out by accident. after a newspaper article the mom and daughter found the ticket and claimed the prize, the deadline was november 26th coming up. >> we need that luck mike. we need to bring that on. >>> the time right now is 4:38. somewhat wet morning is
the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow-up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three airports are open as of today. as is the new york stock exchange and broadway shows. but problems still persist. traffic in the city is nothing short of a nightmare, without public transportation wednesday, manhattan streets were clogged with people trying to get back to work. there are some good news -- there's some good news, subway and train service is starting up again today at least on a limited basis. >> i am declaring a transportation emergency. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg is mandating that all cars driving into manhattan have to at least have three people. >> i know it is inconvenience for a lot of people. but the bottom line is the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: officials estimate half of all ga
in this morning for mike hydeck. let's run down today's major closings. first of all the federal government is open but the employees have the option of unscheduled leave or telework. >> schools in manassas park are closed today. schools in loudoun county are opening one-hour late. other counties are on a two- hour late. garrett county schools are closed and we know they have problems there. schools in anne arundel and frederick county or a two-hour delay n. west virginia it's berkley, hampshire, jefferson and mineral counties all on a two-hour delay. >> we have more closings updating continuously on our website wusa9.com. monika of course is here with af
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